“Indigenous Peoples Day”: A Positive Step Towards Indigenous Justice Published on October 24, 2022

Danica Dignan

On the long weekend of October 10th, many people who were given the day off of work spent time traveling, catching up with friends and family, or relaxing at home. Americans have long referred to this Monday as Columbus Day, referencing the anniversary of the acclaimed Italian explorer’s initial arrival to the Americas.

Recently, however, several states and many cities have chosen to publicly refer to the holiday as Indigenous Peoples Day. Click to continue reading

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